The British Army said it has launched an urgent investigation after an intruder posing as a priest reportedly spent the night at the barracks of troops who guard Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.
Did an email about "otherkin" -- nonhuman entities in human bodies -- being integrated into Kokomo High School get leaked to the public? No, that's not true: This email is fake and did not come from the school but from a Facebook page cal
We took notice when a handful of "reviews" for a product named Tiger Woods CBD Gummies invaded Google News search results.
A popular right-wing Facebook account made a series of claims about the Bidens’ Easter celebrations at the White House and suggested the 2022 Easter egg roll was staged. Both the president and first lady gave remarks at the event, which were
In the days after a deadly missile strike blasted a railway station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, a viral online video — dressed as a news report — […] The post The Ukraine war has fueled a surge of fake content impersonating B
Did French President Emmanuel Macron make a campaign promise that "Europe must be ready to accept up to 60 million refugees over the next 20 years from Africa and the Middle East"? No, that's not true: This is a fake tweet that is designe
False images about the war in Ukraine use the logos of BBC and CNN to make their claims seem legitimate, fueling Russia’s efforts to sow distrust and confusion.
A Reddit post shows a parent admitting to forcing their child to continue transitioning by sneaking hormone medication.
Does a photo of President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden show a fake presidential seal? No, that's not true: A fuzzy photograph from the April 18, 2022, Easter Egg Roll at the White House does show the real presidential seal, as prov
https://www.poynter.org/fact-checking/2022/brazils-fact-checkers-air-concerns-over-fake-news-bill/ A Br
The chyron wasn't the only thing fake about this image.
A Brazilian bill designed to contain the spread of mis- and disinformation narrowly failed an “accelerated pathway” vote Wednesday in the lower house of Congress, one of two representative voting […] The post Brazil’s fact-checkers air conc
A photo, which is claimed to be of an Irish Examiner article stating “referee whistles may be cause to sudden increase in heart problems among sports players experts say”, has been posted many times on Facebook. This is a digitally altered
Amid the latest wave of anti-LGBTQ legislation around the United States, right-wing candidates and social media boards are pushing a separate type of disinformation to gin up concerns that local students are “identifying as cats.” In a rece
Two students were attacked and injured at JNU over a fight regarding the mess's menu on Ram Navami.
Will Auburn, New York, impose a new law requiring local pet owners to place pants on their cats and dogs starting April 15, 2022? No, that's not true: A spokesperson for the city cited a March 31, 2022, statement from the city council lin
A Miami Herald headline accused Ron DeSantis of using a “fake news site to raise cash.” (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images.)A headline for an article from the Miami Herald claims that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis “used [a] fake news site
Volunteers picked up a record amount of trash from New Jersey's beaches last year, with plastic items dominating the haul.
Quick Take A recent Facebook post falsely claims that CNN footage from the war in Ukraine was faked, citing a firefighter’s jacket bearing the name of a Canadian city. But the footage was shot in Ukraine. The jacket was donated by a Canadian o
Our analysis found that the image was not staged but was captured in the south lawns where there are evergreen southern magnolia trees.
A photo purporting to show Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe with her husband and daughter is being shared on Twitter and Facebook, with a caption along the lines of “What a lovely picture of Richard and Gabriella thrilled to have Nazanin back home&rdquo
(Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP via Getty Images)Viral social media posts claim that President Joe Biden shared a fake photo of himself boarding Marine One on his way to a North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit in Brussels. The supposed proof for this
The rumor that a picture of U.S. President Joe Biden standing in front of the White House had been "staged" in some manner was virally shared in March 2022.
This is likely the first time that deepfake videos have been created and deployed in a war propaganda effort.
Did Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy publish a video telling Ukrainian soldiers to lay down their weapons? No, it's not true. The video is an obviously manipulated compilation of audio and video, called a deepfake. Zelenskyy's neck
Did Russian President Vladimir Putin announce on March 16, 2022, that Russia, having invaded Ukraine, had capitulated? No, that is not true: No credible independent or official source has reported such a statement by the Russian president
One way to tell that this video is fake is that the size of Zelenskyy's head is disproportionate to that of his body.
Is the new Russian website "War on Fakes" a real and reliable fact checking website run by "experts and journalists"? We have questions. The site appeared to spring up almost overnight in early March 2022 in the wake of the Russian invasi
Russia's invasion of Ukraine began on February 24. So far, Russia has bombarded major cities in Ukraine.
Smollett responded by defiantly maintaining his innocence and suggesting he could be killed in jail.
Social media users pored over videos that appeared to show the Ukrainian president touching a microphone. What was it all about?
https://factcheck.thedispatch.com/p/fact-check-a-video-claiming-to-show?s=r A viral video claims to sho
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has fueled a surge of false and misleading content on TikTok. Countless videos are exploiting the platform’s defining features around audio creation and sharing in order […] The post How misinformers exploit TikTo
There's been a concerted effort by Russian propagandists to depict Ukrainian's president as a Nazi.
A viral video claims to show a newscast from Ukraine in which one of the supposedly deceased Ukrainians in a body bag in the background moves.Lashes Clay💅🏾 @HELDbytheBELLESooo is he dead or ? March 6th 20224,915 Retweets18,512 LikesOne
Across TikTok, videos falsely claiming to show the conflict in Ukraine are taking advantage of the very same audio sharing feature that helped TikTok grow in the first place.
Russians could face prison sentences of up to 15 years for spreading information that goes against the Russian government's position on the war in Ukraine.
(Photograph by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images.)An alleged tweet from Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar has gone viral on Reddit and Twitter, with the tweet supposedly showing Gosar admit basically everyone in his life thinks he’s an idiot:Ari Krauss @AriKrau
https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/26/politics/fake-ukraine-videos-fact-check/index.html The way the conflict
A post being shared on Facebook includes a number of screenshots of articles about what can cause heart attacks “in 2022”. One of these is a completely fake news story and one is from over a decade ago. We have checked several examples of m